HANOVERTON, Ohio — United Local FFA will host a petting zoo at Robert Bycroft’s workshop Oct. 4 from 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. * * * CHILLICOTHE, Ohio — On Aug. 29, four of the Zane Trace FFA officers attended the annual farm bureau meeting in Frankfort, Ohio. Beau Bilek, Amber Ginter, Shanna Elam, and Kasandra Dalton […]
Alyse Zemba’s 270-pound grand champion market hog brought a whopping $38 a pound at this year’s Geauga County Fair junior fair market sale.
Southeast FFA member Alex Zavara III has painted two FFA milk can seats that have earned his chapter $1,700 over the past two years.
INDIANAPOLIS — The National FFA Organization (FFA) announced national finalists in August. Blake Campbell, of the Waterford FFA Chapter was selected as a national finalist for the National FFA Proficiency Award in Diversified Livestock Production-Entrepreneurship/Placement. Campbell is one of only four people chosen across the country to compete for this award at the national FFA […]
NEW SPRINGFIELD, Ohio — The Springfield Booster Boys held their last meeting before the Canfield Fair Aug. 14 at Snyder’s Farm. Members were reminded to check the day and correct time of the events you are participating in. The complete schedule is in the junior fair book. Booth set up will be 1 p.m. Aug. […]
The results of the 2013 Portage County Fair livestock auction.
This year’s market livestock sale at the Mercer County (Pa.) 4-H Roundup totaled nearly $142,000.
At this year’s Ohio State Fair, Kaci Carter, Cadiz, Ohio, put Harrison County on the map, and the county’s residents rallied to support her in return.
The junior fair market livestock sales at the 2013 Columbiana County Fair totaled nearly $435,000, on the sale of 471 lots.
HANOVERTON, Ohio — This year the Hicks & Hayseeds 4-H club will be offering a “Hanging Out in the Garden” silent auction basket at the Columbiana County Fair. The members constructed a wooden trellis, a bird house, a bird feeder, cement flower pots and cement candles holders. Other items included are various other tools and […]
WOOSTER, Ohio — On July 18, the Northwestern FFA chapter helped park cars, set up, and clean up at the Twilight Tour held at Ro-La-Sue Dairy in Wooster. Tara Benton, Zach Berry, Kaleigh Berry, Makenzie Harmon, Shannon Garrison, Adam Miley, Sarhra Flinn, Emily Flinn, Mary Flinn, Kaleb Kliner, Chloe Raff, and members from the Triway […]
NEW SPRINGFIELD, Ohio — The Springfield Booster Boys 4-H Club held a mandatory meeting June 27 at the Cabin. Those taking livestock were reminded to make sure they have met the required amount of county meetings to be able to go to the fair. The next meeting was a Fun Night, scheduled July 24 at […]
WAYNE, Ohio — The Pymatuning Valley FFA held its annual pie auction at the Ashtabula County Antique Engine Club Show July 6 after a long day of parking cars. All proceeds benefited the PV FFA Chapter. At a couple minutes after 4 p.m., auctioneer Fred Shohayda started the annual event, selling approximately 35 donated pies. […]
BURTON, Ohio — The Geauga Dairymen 4-H club met July 9 at Hastings Dairy. All members were required to participate in the Skill-A-Thon July 13 at the Geauga Fairgrounds. The members reviewed a few final pages to be complete in their Project Record Books. It was announced the Lake County Captains are hosting 4-H night […]
ASHLAND, Ohio — The Crestview FFA took its officer team to the Retreat Center at FFA Camp Muskingum June 17 for its annual officer retreat. During the three day retreat, officers were responsible for developing the chapter’s Program of Activities. The team experienced high ropes, a rock climbing wall and a zip line. They went […]
COLUMBUS — Kameron Wise, a New Philadelphia senior, will represent Tuscarawas County as a member of the Ohio 4-H Fashion Board in Columbus. Wise is a nine-year 4-H member of the Crooked Run Cloverstitchers 4-H Club. In addition to taking sewing projects for the past seven years, she has taken a variety of other projects […]
MILLERSBURG, Ohio —The West Holmes FFA Chapter sent their 2013-2014 Officer Team to Ohio Leadership Camp at Camp Muskingum in Carrollton, Ohio June 15-21. Members who attended this camp were Mandy Taylor, Atlee Miller, Hannah Schlegel, Shyann Kick, Paige Miller, Clay Armstrong, Jason Jenkins, and Grayson Miller. On the first day of camp, members were […]
CANFIELD, Ohio — The Mahoning County Goat Herders met June 10 at the O’Brock’s farm. Emma Hough gave a first year carting demonstration. The next meeting will be July 13 at the O’Brock’s farm. A handling clinic is planned. Members should bring goats. There will be a picnic at the Canfield Fairgrounds and at 6 […]
WEST SALEM, Ohio — The Northwestern-Wayne FFA chapter held its final meeting for the year May 21. There were three speakers for the evening. Jim Hitchcock, a representative from Town & Country Co-op, spoke on Answer Plot. Kelly Riley, from the Wayne County Soil and Water Conservation, spoke about a new program for recycling plastic […]
MONTVILLE, Ohio — The Thompson Ledge Dairymen recently met at the Montville community center. Each member donated $1 or a canned food item for a donation to the Geauga Food Bank. A donation will be taken at each monthly meeting through August. The club will then make the final donation to the food bank in […]